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Govt sets up panel on textbooks

Caught in a controversy over distortions in NCERT school textbooks, Government has set up a committee headed by eminent educationist and former UGC Chairman Yashpal to go into contents of the......

'My objective was to resurrect Kasturba, not to demolish Gandhi'

'This book is really the story of the woman whose destiny takes her onto the path of an inordinately iconic man whom the world reveres as God!''It is the day-to-day demolition of her dreams that......

A verdict that could stall river linking project

Every river is a 'living person', argues Gopal Krishna on the basis of the recent Uttarakhand HC verdict. On March 20, drawing on previous judgments -- in Yogendra Nath Naskar vs Commission......

Nehru missing from MU course book since last 3 yrs

Though the controversy over references to Jawaharlal Nehru being dropped from a school textbook in Rajasthan has caused a buzz, it has come to fore that the country’s first Prime Minister......

'Netaji was the reason why the British left India'

Image: A visitor looks at a picture of Subhas Chandra Bose at a museum in Kolkata. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters 'The non-violent movement would not have brought freedom to the country,......

Why the rising value of the dollar is bad news for America

Abheek Barua & Bidisha Ganguly explain why the US treasury should intervene if the overvalued greenback continues to rise. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com If there's one thing that could......

'Great danger India will waste its demographic dividend'

'... for two reasons: the poor quality of education, and the low rate of female participation in the labour force.' 'Unless something is done quickly to remedy these problems, India will just have......

Railways in 'severe financial crisis', says Trivedi-led panel

Committee of MPs from both Houses raps neglect of sound functioning parameters, staff and system productivity, cost control After two years of healthy operations, a severe financial crisis has......

Rupee is undervalued, says K V Kamath

K V Kamath, non-executive chairman of ICICI Bank, on Friday said the rupee was undervalued.Speaking to reporters after delivering a lecture on the current state of the economy, he said, “In......

Tharoor hopes pending HRD bills will be passed soon

The government expects that a number of pending legislations pertaining to HRD ministry will be passed during the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament despite possible opposition from some......
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'Thousands of Rohingyas stranded in no-man's land'

Dhaka, Oct 4 (IANS) Around 10,000 Rohingyas are stranded in the no-man's land between Myanmar and Bangladesh, where they are being aided by the... ...

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Saudi textbook withdrawn over image of King with 'Star Wars' Yoda

[U.S.A], Sept. 22 (ANI): It seems like the 'Force' was with the high school students in Saudi Arabia. According to The New York Times, in a chapter... ...

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Myanmar mob tries to block Rohingya aid boat

Naypyidaw, Sep 21 (IANS) A Buddhist mob in Myanmar threw petrol bombs in a bid to block a boat carrying aid for Rohingya Muslims in conflict-hit... ...

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Textbooks have been redesigned keeping focus on Maratha history

Following the controversy over Maharashtra education board reducing Mughal emperor's reign, chairperson of the history subject committee of... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-textbooks-have-been-redesigned-keeping-focus-on-maratha-history-2523624
KDA to target pvt higher education institutions for not teaching Kannada

After taking on the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation for use of Hindi signboards, the Kannada Development Authority (KDA) is now after private... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/625449/kdaamp8200to-target-pvt-higher-education.html

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